SJS Headquarters

  • HVAC Technician

    Job Locations US-RI-Newport
    Job ID
    2018-1900
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Skilled Trades
    Recruiter Email
    gjoseph@sjsexecutives.com
    Recruiter: Phones : Number
    (757) 502-4101
    Recruiter: Phones : Extension
    108
  • Overview

    SJS Executives is searching for an experienced HVAC Technician. The qualified candidate must have the skill and knowledge necessary to install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of air conditioning and refrigeration systems including circulating air and chilled water air conditioning systems, high, medium and low temperature refrigeration systems, and total environmental control systems.

    Responsibilities

    • Performs installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of commercial and industrial air conditioning and refrigeration systems that provide a variety of functions such as heating, cooling, humidifying, dehumidifying, circulating and filtering. Size and complexity of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment worked on varies. Systems use various methods of air conditioning such as mechanical and vapor compression, absorption and air cycle. They supply air conditioning to areas such as warehouses, aircraft hangars, hospitals and large office buildings and complexes. Some of these areas may have special, critical or rigid environmental control requirements such as communication centers, data processing centers and operating rooms.
    • Maintains the efficiency, reliability and safety of operation of systems by checking performance, diagnosing problems, and making necessary repairs or adjustments or by replacing defective parts.
    • Checks elements such as low side and high side pressure, temperature of the cooling units, pressure and temperature of the liquid and suction lines, and the running time of the various mechanisms.
    • Repairs or replaces fans, pumps, thermostats, humidistats, motors, compressors, valves, gauges, pneumatic and electric controls, filters and other related elements.
    • Installs refrigeration and air conditioning systems by positioning compressors, motors, condensers, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, evaporators, heaters, and other components in accordance with design specifications.
    • Installs and connects auxiliary control mechanisms and piping or tubing.
    • Connects recording and gauging devices.
    • Charges refrigeration systems and tests installation for leaks.
    • Starts unit and adjusts it for proper operation and optimum performance.
    • May be assigned to perform tasks in a non-trade related field as an assistant/helper as workload requires.
    • Must have knowledge of the principles and theories of air conditioning and refrigeration as they relate to the refrigeration cycle, heat transfer laws and the use of refrigerant tables.
    • Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications and technical instructions.
    • Must have the skill and ability to disassemble, repair and reassemble units such as pumps, compressors, chillers, evaporators, condenser and motors.
    • Must be skilled in the use a variety of tools, test equipment, and close tolerance measuring devices such as voltmeters, ammeters, multimeters, vacuum and acid pumps, pressure gauges, serviceman's thermometer, humidity recorders, micrometers, calipers and soldering equipment.
    • Must have the skill and knowledge to evaluate system operation, detect deficiencies, troubleshoot cause and make necessary adjustments and repairs.
    • Follow all guidelines and procedures pertaining to the use and handling of refrigerants specified by 40 CFR 82, its codices, amendments and subparts; all local, state and federal regulations; and PWC policies, standard operating procedures and practices.
    • Responsible for staying abreast of current and ever-changing environmental laws pertaining to refrigerant handling.
    • Work alone or with other workers to perform simple or complex tasks while following appropriate and safe procedures.
    • Responsible for reporting to supervisor all discrepancies or unsatisfactory performance of equipment as well as unsafe conditions.
    • Must be familiar and comply with all safety regulations.
    • Must wear appropriate safety equipment. Visual and sensory perception along with hand-eye coordination is required to operate equipment, detect deficiencies and make repairs; diagnose problems; and make installment of devices, equipment, parts, etc.
    • Good familiarity of NAVFAC ML Safety and Health Requirement manual, instructions, agency equipment regulations and directives. 
    • May be required to serve as an on-call duty mechanic on a rotating-shift basis.
    • Ensure all designated working areas are maintained in an orderly manner and continuously maintained free of trash and debris. At the end of each day, the general work areas shall be swept, supplies, materials, tools, and equipment shall be pick-up and stored, and the municipal trash containers will be emptied.

    Qualifications

    • U.S Citizen
    • Must be able to pass background check
    • Universal Certification received from an EPA approved certifying program.
    • Possess a valid state driver’s license.
    • Possess a valid CPR certification

    Please send resumes to gjoseph@sjsexecutives.com

     

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